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  • Head of Security Operations (Fixed Term, Non-Rotational P4)

    World Food Programme

    Cybersecurity has become a key priority at WFP, focusing on protecting not just the data of our organization, but that of our beneficiaries. To be successful at protecting our digital assets, we also must have a robust cybersecurity operations team to handle the continuous ongoings to be proactive about identifying our weaknesses and responding to incidents. In support of related activities, we are looking for an international and talented Head of Unit for Cybersecurity Operations hired as a P4 in Rome, Italy that will be in charge of the day-to-day goings on for operational activities related to cybersecurity and will supervise and develop the specialists in her/his Unit.


You MUST apply through the following link, and applicants via this platform will be ignored:

Full vacancy announcement also at the same link.


  • Assess and analyze cyber threats, risks, and vulnerabilities to design and implement preventative and reactive IT Security Solutions, and to adapt cybersecurity procedures, SOPs, and policies.
  • Work with the leaders in the organization to identify current and/or potential security risks and develop, implement, drive and optimize security solutions, methodologies and/or practices.
  • Serve as an advisor in the development, implementation, and maintenance of a robust information privacy and security program and infrastructure including network access and monitoring policies.
  • Collaborate with legal, compliance, risk management, and oversight functions, to conduct reviews and audits, recommend policies and procedures, monitor status, and report violations to appropriate management.
  • Develop robust vulnerability management practices for reporting and validation, while working with resource owners in support of remediation activities and working to establish operative governance practices.
  • Evaluate all requests for change for cybersecurity concerns as a part of the Change Management process.
  • Function as the Incident Captain on the occasion of a major cyber event, and coordinate internal and external resources for effective investigation, response, containment, eradication, recovery, and other requirements necessary.
  • Coordinate, plan and supervise internal resources and service providers.
  • Lead, coach and develop your team members


  • Travel Up to 25%
  • Incentives Not provided
  • Clearance & Citizenship No requirements
  • Remote Work No remote work
  • Education Bachelors Degree
  • Salary Range Not provided

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